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The 8 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Lakewood

Updated: October 6, 2021

Mad about Mole? These are our go-to Mexican places in Lakewood for Mole, carnitas, and tortas. We assimilated millions of diner and critic reviews from top review sites to find the best tortillas in Lakewood. Grab a Mexican beer and tuck into the enchilada and corn chips at one of these fantastic Lakewood eateries.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Birrieria Tijuana Lakewood

Mexican, LakewoodMexicanLakewood, Oakwood
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Taqueria El Sabor

Mexican, $, TacomaMexican, $Tacoma
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip 101, 2020

    10 Mexican Restaurants In Tacoma, Washington

    Trip 101, 2020
  • Eater, 2017

    24 Essential Tacoma Restaurants

    Eater, 2017

Moctezuma's Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar

Mexican, $$, TacomaMexican, $$Tacoma, South Tacoma
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Mexican Restaurants in Tacoma

    Three Best Rated
  • Trip 101, 2020

    10 Mexican Restaurants In Tacoma, Washington

    Trip 101, 2020

The Matador

Mexican, $$, TacomaMexican, $$Tacoma, New Tacoma
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Mexican Restaurants in Tacoma

    Three Best Rated
  • Trip 101, 2020

    10 Mexican Restaurants In Tacoma, Washington

    Trip 101, 2020

Taqueria La Michoacana

Mexican, TacomaMexicanTacoma, South End
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Cocina Mexicana Restaurante

Mexican, $$, TacomaMexican, $$Tacoma, South Tacoma
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Cuerno Bravo Prime Steakhouse

Mexican, TacomaMexicanTacoma, New Tacoma
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Tacos Guaymas

Mexican, $, TacomaMexican, $Tacoma
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

Finding the right Mexican restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 10951 spots across Lakewood, analyzed 1095134 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1286 lists and articles from the likes of Eater, Trip 101 and Three Best Rated – applying our boam magic to sift through results. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - 24 Essential Tacoma Restaurants, Trip 101 - 10 Mexican Restaurants In Tacoma, Washington and Three Best Rated - Best Mexican Restaurants in Tacoma. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for chicken taco

    When ordering chicken taco, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Factoids

  • What Mexico drinks

    Often considered one of the most go-to drinks in Mexico, cerveza preparada is a top choice across the country, often made with beer, lime juice, hot sauce, chili spices.

Parking info

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Lakewood. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Mexican spot.

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